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Watch Short Previews of NS4G Director Interviewing Prominent Philanthropists

Written on July 1, 2013 at 10:12 pm, by

Here are some short (often surprising and funny) previews of the guest speakers that will be on the Learning By Giving Foundation’s MOOC.

NS4G Director Presents at Philanthropy Education Symposiums in California

Written on June 20, 2013 at 10:13 pm, by

On Tuesday, June 18th and Wednesday, June 19th, Learning by Giving Foundation (LGF) faculty and the rest of the LGF team met in California to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the Foundation, its mission, work, and future direction.

Warren and Doris Buffett Offer Giving Advice Online With Help of NS4G Director

Written on May 29, 2013 at 10:14 pm, by

Alex Buffet Rozek, the executive director of the Learning By Giving Foundation,  is putting the finishing touches on “Giving with Purpose,” which provides much of the information offered in the in-person classes, with the help of Rebecca Riccio and Maggie Johnson.

Online philanthropy course eases access to grant funds

Written on May 25, 2013 at 10:16 pm, by

A Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) called GivingWithPurpose created by the foundation and starting in June will make providing funding for nonprofits a reality for anyone who chooses to participate.

Giving and Learning

Written on April 19, 2013 at 10:17 pm, by

Phil­an­thropist and founder of the Sun­shine Lady Foun­da­tion Doris Buf­fett spoke with Allyson Gold­hagen, an inter­na­tional affairs and human ser­vices major, and other mem­bers of North­eastern Students4Giving during the NS4G 5th Anniver­sary Awards Cer­e­mony on Thursday, April 18th in the Raytheon Amphitheater.

NS4G Celebrates Fifth Anniversary and Awards of $83,000

Written on April 19, 2013 at 8:02 pm, by

Northeastern Students4Giving. the University’s experiential philanthropy education program housed in the Human Services Program at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, has awarded over $83,000 to local nonprofit organizations since its launch in 2008. This year, students, faculty, and friends celebrated the organization’s fifth anniversary with an awards ceremony on Thursday, April 18.

NU Magazine- Jennifer Glynn and Andrea Rodriguez

Written on April 1, 2013 at 8:12 pm, by

A dynamic organization is shattering stereotypes about college students’ priorities and about how philanthropy happens.

NU Magazine-E.Jal

Written on April 1, 2013 at 8:11 pm, by

A child soldier turned international hip-hop artist and humanitarian, Emmanuel Jal visited Northeastern in the fall to share his story and his message of social justice.

Northeastern Students4Giving Announces 2012-2013 Grantees

Written on April 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm, by

Since 2008, students have used a consensus-based approach to manage all stages of the NS4G funding cycle from conducting needs assessment through making grant determinations. Their philanthropy is informed by coursework in human services and nonprofit management as well as many experiences working and volunteering in the nonprofit sector.

What Can We Do?

Written on March 12, 2013 at 8:07 pm, by

Mary Phillips, in preparation for a panel discussion at the Students4Giving’s 2013 Social Impact Conference, reviews how foundations can fund and practice advocacy.